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Chad Achurch sentenced to jail for live baiting

Chad Achurch, 27, was sentenced in Liverpool Local Court on Monday 10 April 2017 for offences under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1979 relating to live baiting. Achurch was charged and pleaded guilty at hearing for aggravated animal cruelty (Section 6(1)), and using an animal as a lur...

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Greyhound racing has no future in ACT, Chief Minister says

The ACT is set to follow New South Wales' lead and ban greyhound racing after Chief Minister Andrew Barr said there was "no future for the industry" in the territory. Greyhound racing will be banned in NSW from July 1 next year, with Premier Mike Baird saying the "widespread and systemic mistreatmen...

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Aldi caged eggs to be phased out as supermarket bows to customer pressure

Supermarket giant Aldi will phase out caged eggs by 2025 in a massive win for consumers. Aldi today revealed it had listened to its customers who have long been calling for the retailer to stop selling eggs produced from caged hens. In a statement Aldi said it had a strong obligation to its cust...

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Armani goes fur free after years of lobbying by animal rights groups

Campaigners hail designer's agreement to stop using fur for all products from autumn/winter 2016 collection The Italian designer Giorgio Armani has agreed to stop using fur for all his products following years of lobbying by animal rights activists. Armani, 81, said in a statement on Tuesday that ne...

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